Although she’s conducted research in Latvia and India and analyzed diaries, documents and interviews from World War II and the Partition, Olivia Miller, is not a historian, anthropologist or journalist. Rather, she researches the past to create her historically accurate fiction. Miller’s first novel, “Balance of Fragile Things,” published in 2012, explores a family of […]
What The Health is a documentary by filmmaker Kip Andersen exploring national health organizations and the secrets of what Americans should really be eating to prevent and reverse chronic diseases. This pro-vegan film resulted in controversial opinions, both in online reviews and during the open discussion of TV with a Prof held last Tuesday in […]
Photo Courtesy of Kelton Hevelone Some Things I’ve Learned It doesn’t feel entirely right to list off these things like some cheesy blog post you got click-baited into reading. It’s not because they are secrets and can only be ‘discovered’ through studying abroad, but like I said, at best they sound click-baity and they don’t […]
The Honors Scholars Program was established last fall by the Honors Student Advisory Board. The program was initially launched with the intent to add a community service component to the program in future years. We are excited to announce that the “future” is next semester! As of the Spring 2018 semester, Honors Scholars Candidates will […]
Toluwanimi Obiwole’s poem “Word Association Five Points” appears in the 2017 volume of the University of Colorado Honors Journal. Dry cleaner sushi joint Jazz club liquor store Homeless man watches white millennial walk her bike into his grandmother’s old house Dispensary guard fondles gun Corner store lady knows all the stories Black owned white-attended Heritage center […]
Whether you are eighteen or twenty-two, determining what you want to do in life can be stressful and overwhelming. Yesterday, at my internship, I listened to multiple people describe and stress over how they would manage to complete all coursework, volunteer and clinical hours, and extra circulars like study abroad and club organization requirements in […]
Like many students, Dr. Daniel Jones, an honors professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, struggled in his journey to find his passion. Growing up, he organized his interests in ‘feasible’ and ‘non-feasible’ categories. In doing so, his passion for music and desire to start a band were swept into the ‘non-feasible’ category while other […]
I hope you enjoyed your summer and are ready for the new year. As you return to your school routine, I encourage you to consider joining the Honors Scholars Program! This program was established in Fall 2016 by the Honors Student Advisory Board to establish community within the Honors Program at the University of Colorado […]
It all started when my parents asked my younger sister and me if we would rather do a summer trip to Disney World or on a llama-packing trip. Without hesitation, my sister and I responded that we preferred the latter. That summer was the first of many llama trips that became an annual tradition. When […]
Have you wondered who decides what makes it into the newspaper? Who influences the news within a country? How is it influenced from outside of a country? Daniel Naftel’s honors thesis investigated whether public statements by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev influenced how the Berlin Crisis of 1958-1961 was covered in the United States media. Daniel […]
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Although she’s conducted research in Latvia and India...
What The Health is a documentary by filmmaker Kip Andersen...
Photo Courtesy of Kelton Hevelone Some Things I’ve Learned...